Creativity & Inspiration

Articles to inspire your creativity and self-expression.

Our A Peek Inside... series is made up of articles that take a look inside different people's personal journals in an effort to celebrate the person's creativity and inspire others. If you have a project that you would like...
Keeping a dream journal involves the routine recording of your dreams for the purposes of reflection and analysis. And not only is it a great exercise for gaining insight into your unconscious mind - it can also be a...
Dadaism is an excellent tool for freeing up your mind, discovering interesting prompts and ideas, and generally having fun! The original intention of Dadaism was to reject norms and standards in art, and it was largely an anarchistic commentary on the...
It’s clear we’re living in a very “digital” age. That doesn’t mean that we’ve completely abandoned the pen and paper (see our recent discovery that handwriting is still thriving even for business professionals; or two examples of tech bloggers...
After Collage-Artist Virginia Simpson-Magruder was profiled on our blog we received queries from our readers about how to create collages. Here, Virginia explains her personal technique and gives us tips on how to get started - with a Christmas...
It’s discussed a lot these days. “Are laptops, smart phones and the iPad going to kill off X, Y, or Z?” (Bound books, newspapers, the paper-based office… human interaction.) The latest new-vs.-the-old tidbit to hit our radar is a...

The Paperblanks Journal Prompts App

Hundreds of creative prompt ideas that can be used with your favourite writing journal or sketchbook.